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“Great food, nice atmosphere, well thought out local menu”

Couch's Great House
Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Polperro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$34 - US$43
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Couch's Great House Restaurant is situated in the heart , on the river, of the quaint fishing village of Polperro. The Restaurant itself is an amalgam of Cornish old world charm with Macintosh influenced modern furnishings and wood burning style stoves, conducive for a comfortable, spacious and relaxed evening.
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday evening in high season so needed to book as was quite busy.
The menu is not extensive but varied enough to find something you like. Crab wasn't available when we went but they buy the food each day and there was no crab catch that day, so not a problem for us.

We had three courses, all very good. Nice bottle of wine too. Would thoroughly recommend, can seem a bit foodie but we enjoyed it nevertheless.

Chef Richard makes a effort to see how your meal was.

My only criticism would be that initial service was pretty slow, once our order was taken it picked up a bit.

Reasonable cost, London standard without the London cost.

3  Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We visited Couch's a year ago and had a wonderful meal so had to return on our visit to Polperro. We were not disappointed. The food was beautifully cooked and presented with attentive service. The head Chef came out at the end of the meal to check everything was ok which provided a nice personal touch. I highly recommend this restaurant.

3  Thank StuT001
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

In my opinion this is one of the best restaurants in Cornwall.
I first visited 3 years ago when staying in Polperro and although we stayed 24 miles away this time we just had to return. Six of us had four courses and every one of them were 1st class.
I would certainly be a regular if I didn't live 3 hours away!

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4  Thank Vanda P
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Little did we know that very fine dining awaited us in the tiny fishing town of Polperro. Richard is a talented, charming chef. Many of the delicious dishes used locally sourced ingredients--fish right off the boat, lamb from nearby farms. From appetizers through desserts, every plate was beautifully presented and every bite was delicious. Couch's is a not-to-be-missed experience!

2  Thank audrey c
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Visited Couch's last night where we were made to feel very welcome. We had a dog with us so they kindly set up a table outside which made for a fantastic alfresco experience. All of the food was of a very high standard, cooked perfectly and delicious. A really nice touch for the chef/owner Richard to come out and chat with us too, a really top experience.

4  Thank thegwa
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